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Finder

An intermediary who contracts to find, introduce, and bring together parties to a business opportunity, leaving ultimate negotiations and consummation of business transaction to the principals. With respect to a Securities issue, refers to one who brings together an issuer and an underwriter; in connection with mergers, refers to one who brings two companies together. May also refer to one who secures mortgage financing for a borrower, locates a particular type of executive or professional for a corporation, or locates a particular type of business acquisition for a corporation.

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393: another Findern manuscript', Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, 7 (1980), 445-8.
Michael Pert, QC, said her home was the centre of a drug-taking network in Findern, Derbyshire.
In 1985, as Edwina was about to enter Margaret Thatcher's government, the couple moved to a converted windmill in the village of Findern, near Derby.
Mr Hudson, of Findern, near Derby, arrived back in Britain after being pardoned and issued a message of thanks to Mr Jenkins, who also blockaded Nato HQ in Belgium to protest his friend's innocence.
In her study of the Findern lyrics possibly authored by women, Sarah McNamer argued that with the exception of verses written by men actually imprisoned (not just by love), such as Charles d'Orleans and his friend and imitator William de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, verses about lovers cruelly separated by Fortune were more likely to be written by women than by men since women suffered greater restraints on their mobility.